It doesn’t appear like diligent work when you first consider it. Pay a couple of hundred dollars to get tied up with a satellite competition. Get a couple of fortunate cards, win your seat in the World Series of Poker’s Main Event. Fly out to Vegas. Keep your cool, maintain your core interest. Catch a couple of all the more great breaks, make it to the last table. Keep your cool, and know when to hold em and when to crease em, and you’ll be including your $8.8 million prize cash and posturing with your new gold arm jewelery.
Issue is, 7,873 other poker players had a similar thought. That is what number of (short one) paid $10,000 money or won a satellite to anchor a seat in the 2018 Main Event, which is running hot and overwhelming at the Rio in Las Vegas at this moment.
Don’t imagine it any other way—on the off chance that you need to achieve something in the poker world, the World Series of Poker is the place to do it. Since it started in 1970 (or did it?), it’s been where legends—and bunches of cash—are made. What’s more, since Caesars Entertainment procured the competition in 2004, it’s gotten greater than at any other time.
“The WSOP is the debut poker mark on the planet,” says Chad Holloway, 2013 WSOP arm jewelery victor ($500 No-Limit Hold’em, Casino Employees), media chief of the Mid-States Poker Tour, and supporter of Poker News. “The late spring arrangement, which is in its 49th year, is a late spring camp of sorts where players from around the globe meet in one place. You get the best players from each mainland, notables from different visits and competitions, all contending under one rooftop for poker’s greatest prize – a WSOP gold arm jewelery. It’s likened to winning a Super Bowl Ring. More than 100,000 will contend, however just 78 will leave with an armlet in 2018.”
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What’s more, just a single will win that Main Event wrist trinket, a prize that is escaped a significant number of the amusement’s best players. Notwithstanding being great (or potentially) sufficiently fortunate to be one of the nine players to make the diversion’s last table is a substantially greater arrangement than winning a lesser occasion.
Poker Hall of Famer and record-breaking live competition cash victor Daniel Negreanu has been there. He won his first huge competition at 21 years old in 1997. He has won six World Series of Poker arm ornaments and one ring. As per Card Player, he has won more than $38 million in WSOP, World Poker Tour, European Poker Tour, and different occasions. What’s more, while he hasn’t won the WSOP Main Event yet, he was named Player of the Year for his achievements in the 2004 competition.
Negreanu, who got the moniker Kid Poker as a youthful wonder, has been playing high-stakes competition poker longer than a portion of the general population he’s playing against today have been alive. He offers some point of view on what it resembles to play when enormous cash is hanging in the balance.